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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit जीवित (jīvita, life) or Pali jīvita (life). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨩᩦᩅᩥ᩠ᨲ, Lao ຊີວິດ (sī wit), ᦋᦲᦞᦲᧆ (tsiiviid), Khmer ជីវិត (chivĭt).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic ชีวิต
d͡ʑ ī w i t
Phonemic ชี-วิด
d͡ʑ ī – w i ɗ
Paiboon chii-wít
(standard) IPA(key) /t͡ɕʰiː˧.wit̚˦˥/

NounEdit

ชีวิต (chii-wít)

  1. life.

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